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03-18-2020, 09:15 PM
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Posted By crxmanpat

Our flying field remains open for normal flying,...

Our flying field remains open for normal flying, but we have cancelled 3 upcoming events there, and we were also supposed to have a display at an open house at the local airport which also got...
03-18-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By crxmanpat

My club has cancelled all events through May....

My club has cancelled all events through May. Winter time is our show season as it's too hot in the summer. This has affected 4 upcoming events. We also have our club meetings at the field on the...
02-10-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By crxmanpat

Video of 8 T-33s in the air at once (was supposed...

Video of 8 T-33s in the air at once (was supposed to be 9, but one did not get in the air).
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02-08-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By crxmanpat

We had a total of 9 T-33s in the air at one time...

We had a total of 9 T-33s in the air at one time today during the 16th Annual Arizona Electric Festival! If any pics or video get posted, I will share here.
02-03-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By crxmanpat

When I got mine I did the tug test on the mains...

When I got mine I did the tug test on the mains as some people were saying they were loose or coming out on landing. Mine seemed to be glued in very well. Total of 8 flights so far with no issues....
01-17-2020, 04:34 PM
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Views: 1,677
Posted By crxmanpat

Even though we have a desert background where I...

Even though we have a desert background where I am, we do more flying in bright blue sky than against the desert background. Silver is hard to see in a bright blue sky.
01-16-2020, 08:14 PM
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Views: 1,677
Posted By crxmanpat

I have the German Luftwaffe version arriving...

I have the German Luftwaffe version arriving tomorrow. There are 4 of us doing maidens at my field on Saturday.
01-13-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,005
Posted By crxmanpat

Are you saying you are fully charging the...

Are you saying you are fully charging the batteries before putting them in storage? If so, this is not a good practice as lipos don't like to be stored fully charged. You will want to put them on...
12-05-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,364
Posted By crxmanpat

Holy thread revival Batman! Original post was...

Holy thread revival Batman! Original post was over 14 years ago! :p>
12-03-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,026
Posted By crxmanpat

The Micro Jet v3 would be too much for this in...

The Micro Jet v3 would be too much for this in the scale I posted above. However, you could always scale up the plans to accommodate. What you want is the prop opening to be at least 6.25" wide so...
11-28-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,581
Posted By crxmanpat

I don't buy 12S (not sure if anyone even makes...

I don't buy 12S (not sure if anyone even makes them). I have a couple 12S applications and use two 6S packs in series to make 12S. My current go-to lipo brand is RoaringTop (www.roaringtopusa.com)....
11-07-2019, 01:26 PM
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Views: 15,823
Posted By crxmanpat

Spammers are good for reviving very old threads....

Spammers are good for reviving very old threads. ;)
10-16-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By crxmanpat

I did not have rudder on any of the many pusher...

I did not have rudder on any of the many pusher jets that I built, they really don't need it. But if you're doing a pattern routine, you will need rudder for some of the maneuvers. The hardest part...
10-16-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By crxmanpat

Nick did some great pusher jets. I worked with...

Nick did some great pusher jets. I worked with him on designing a couple of his planes. My favorite was his F4D Skyray!
Forum: Power Systems
10-04-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,034
Posted By crxmanpat

Looks like Altitude Hobbies still sells the Suppo...

Looks like Altitude Hobbies still sells the Suppo motor. Here are the specs:

Suppo 3520/6 (42-47) 840kv Specifications:

● Number of Cells: 3-7s lipo; 8-20 cell NiMh
● Max Efficiency Current:...
08-30-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,593
Posted By crxmanpat

Any generic power cord with the same connector to...

Any generic power cord with the same connector to the charger should work as it does not have anything inline in the cord. Something like this:
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08-30-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,115
Posted By crxmanpat

See my post on your other thread.

See my post on your other thread.
08-14-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,497
Posted By crxmanpat

I see a wide range of prices just by doing a...

I see a wide range of prices just by doing a Google search for 2212 1000kv. For peace of mind, I'd suggest any listing that shows the brand name Suppo. I used those motors for years without issue.
08-14-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,497
Posted By crxmanpat

Motor numbers have gotten confusing between the...

Motor numbers have gotten confusing between the different brands. If I recall correctly from my pusher prop days, the 2212 (Suppo) and 2826 (HK) motors are the same. So a 1000kv of one will be the...
08-10-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,319
Posted By crxmanpat

I just got one of the Mark II meters (a flying...

I just got one of the Mark II meters (a flying buddy is the one that builds them now) and I love it! No more moving the pins to each cell. Now the meter will show you all cells simultaneously.
06-24-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,395
Posted By crxmanpat

Depends on who the actual manufacturer is...

Depends on who the actual manufacturer is ("BlitzworksRC" is just a rebranded name of some of the standard model manufacturers). To be honest, although Banana Hobby's service has gotten better in the...
06-12-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,319
Posted By crxmanpat

The very first post of the thread Ron linked to...

The very first post of the thread Ron linked to is a gold mine of information and should be read by every lipo user.

Battery C ratings are never true, no matter which manufacturer they come from....
05-10-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By crxmanpat

Nigel, I had no idea Depron brand was...

Nigel,

I had no idea Depron brand was actually still available, at least in Europe. Thanks for the info.
05-10-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By crxmanpat

The actual Depron brand is no longer made or...

The actual Depron brand is no longer made or sold. About 4 years ago a bad batch came from the manufacturer, and a lot of companies complained and tried to return it, and the company decided to stop...
Forum: Beginners
01-04-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 130,081
Posted By crxmanpat

Just depends on what comes in the kits I buy....

Just depends on what comes in the kits I buy. Most are still analog, but the bigger planes seem to be getting digitals these days.
01-03-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By crxmanpat

Go to "Quick Links" and choose "Mark Forums Read"...

Go to "Quick Links" and choose "Mark Forums Read" from the drop down.
01-03-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By crxmanpat

Test EDIT - Tried all variations, none of...

Test

EDIT - Tried all variations, none of them imbed the video properly. The administrators have been notified and are looking into it.
12-28-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By crxmanpat

I started with the 6S version. Flew great, but...

I started with the 6S version. Flew great, but wanted more. So I swapped the 8S JetFan out of my F-4 into the Raptor. Much better vertical performance. But then I got my hands on a JetFan 12S setup...
Forum: Power Systems
12-24-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,734
Posted By crxmanpat

Could be that this setup is intended for quad...

Could be that this setup is intended for quad copters, so with 4 motors running to share the load they can run a bigger prop at less RPMs. Using this on a fixed wing, you definitely want to prop down.
Forum: Power Systems
12-24-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,734
Posted By crxmanpat

Oops, copied the wrong ad. Should have been this...

Oops, copied the wrong ad. Should have been this one:
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